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Hi I'm Jim

I grew up in Las Vegas,Nevada. I am a practicing general surgeon. I'm married to Kris and we have six children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a practicing surgeon doing mainly acute care surgery. My life is centered around family, church and career. I am proud of my children and equally proud and excited about the grandchildren. I enjoy college football, politics, classical music and travel. I look forward to serving as an LDS missionary with my wife as companion in the future.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the faith. But just like everyone else, my feeling of conviction toward the LDS religion cannot depend on my family tradition alone. Each individual, myself included, must aquire a personal trust in the authenticity of the religious experience. It has always been easy for me to accept the reality of unseen things. My prayers have been answered. I have felt God's presence in my life. Jesus the Christ is the source of my hope and the object of my faith. The Savior is alive in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. That assurance is most precious to me and I believe is available to all who want to know and have sufficient faith to ask.

How I live my faith

My church is an integral part of my life. Participation in the local congregation is not just a Sunday event. Active membership in the Lord's church is a way of life. This includes prayer, scripture study, participation in various meetings, accepting responsibility as asked by local leaders, contributing time and money, and trying my best to be in harmony with the Lord's teaching and to be true to the committments and promises that I have given to my Heavenly Father. The measure of my conversion is reflected in my concern about the welfare and happiness of others, starting with my own family and expanding to the community and ultimately to all mankind.